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Visit of UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor

In early December, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Mary Lawlor visited the NHRF’s Secretariat in Oslo, Norway.

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Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan

What are the major challenges for human rights defenders in Afghanistan now, and what Norway and the international community do to show solidarity and support?

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«As We Lose Our Fear”: Fighting state violence in Mathare, Kenya

NHRF’s only grantee in Kenya, Mathare Social Justice Centre, is a community-led organisation that works to fight state violence and extrajudicial killings in Mathare, Kenya.

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Fighting for pride and our citizenship

Dayana Blanco is the Director of NHRF's grantee Ilex Acción Jurídica, an organisation of Afro-descendant women lawyers working for social justice. Read Dayana's blog about the situation of LGBTQIA+ rights in Colombia.

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Support to human rights defenders during COVID-19

On Friday December 4th, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the NHRF organized a webinar about the role of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders in a time where the emergence of COVID-19 has resulted in increased risks for human rights defenders.

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Protecting and promoting human rights under COVID-19

Continued support and solidarity is more important than ever!

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